Andrew Gay
Andrew Gay
A. Player

born in Scotland

Andrew Gay was born somewhere in Fife, although his date of birth remains unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Tuesday, 8th August, 1944, having most recently been with Charlton Athletic.

He made his only appearance on Saturday, 12th August, 1944, in a 2-1 win at home to Queen's Park in the Southern League.

There were no goals for Andrew in his one-off appearance for Thistle.

His club-list included Charlton Athletic and Partick Thistle.

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Bio Extra

Gay signed on amateur terms in time for the start of the 1944-45 season. The Daily Record (10/8/1944) tells that he was a Fifer, that he served in the army and that he was formerly of Charlton Athletic. They mentioned that he would play in the forthcoming game versus Queen's Park, and the Sunday Post confirms this came to pass. How long he lasted at Firhill, or what became of him thereafter, remains a bit of a mystery.

On account of his service during WWII, Andrew is included in our feature piece, The Partick Thistle Returned →.


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